John received a Skype message from Cheng telling him she had recorded his performance and posted it on You Tube.She sent him the link to the video and told him she would share it with his family and friends on Facebook unless he sent US,000 to a Western Union account in the Philippines.Locals surfing Facebook recently have seen lots of posts on the subject of sex.
Hong Kong is a modern society that needs a wake-up call.
The following morning shortly before 10am, he sent another HK,000 after Cheng promised to delete the video clip upon receipt of the money.
By now, John had paid out HK,000 in less than 48 hours after first encountering Cheng.
The following year, there were 638 victims and, in 2015, 1,098 said they had been targeted.
Last year saw another 697 victims – and those are just the ones who plucked up the courage to report their cases to the police.